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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Nonyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Nonyl acetate
JECFA number 131
CAS number 143-13-5
FEMA number 2788
COE number 198
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 186.29
Chemical formula C11H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a floral, fruity odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, ether; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 6 ml 70% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 208-212°
Assay min % 97.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.422-1.426
Specific gravity 0.864-0.868
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